The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Engineer
England / South West
Rank 130 139 142
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.23% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £399 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2566 2881 3064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 96.19% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1911 1936
Median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 167 161
Median hourly rate £38.50 £31.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the South West region.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the South West region.

Network Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 3 £399 -
Bristol +5 1 £370 -26.00% 1
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Network Security Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) SANS
4 1 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (20.00%) Data Encryption
4 1 (20.00%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Encryption
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Segmentation
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (20.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds